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Even if you don't qualify for federal aid package.
Or one from the university your child chooses there -- plan of ways to cut college costs.
Advanced placement tests can help -- student get into a college.
And they can shape as a master -- more room board and tuition off a college bill.
The main issue is that a lot of colleges do not -- AP credit some do some doubt so very educated shopper.
Gains by preparing an advance look very closely which college's student of colleges.
A very under utilized source of college dollars are scholarships offered by a particular school -- many are very specific.
For example a scholarship could be given to a student athlete who also excels at science.
So the idea is sometimes people fit very well into the specific niche area to be eligible for a scholarship but if they look into this powerful process too late.
What often happens that missed an opportunity.
State schools are a lot cheaper than a private university.
Transferring after two years means you'll end up look at the -- much of the offered more prestigious place.
And at a far less expensive price that if you went all four years but it's not as simple choice.
Most of the families with whom we work.
Decide to give their first college the best shot and see what happens we have other families who purposely and and in advance decide that they -- to -- the community college and then transfer where the state college then transfer.
Transferring schools is very competitive -- make sure the state school is one in which should be happy for four years if necessary.
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